Thursday, 1 May 2014 (Afternoon)
(Disclaimer: The following brief is not an official record, provides a brief factual summary of the UPR Working Group meeting with the State under review, and does not cover all points addressed)
Democratic People’s Republic of KoreaRepresented by 12 member, delegation headed by Mr. SO Se Pyong, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the United Nation in Geneva.
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Côte d’Ivoire, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Few points raised in the opening statement of State under review:(See full statement on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea page on the UPR Extranet **)
83 States participated in the dialogue: 32 HRC members and 51 observers (Statements available on
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea page on the UPR Extranet **).
Positive achievements noted by delegations included, among others:
Issues and questions raised by the Working Group included,
States participating in the dialogue posed a series of
recommendations to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. These pertained to the following issues,
The adoption of the report of the UPR Working Group on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is scheduled to take place on Thursday, 6 May 2014.
*The troikas are a group of three States selected through a drawing of lots who serve as rapporteurs and who are charged with preparing the report of the Working Group on the country review with the involvement of the State under review and assistance from the OHCHR.
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